Sanofi is returning to the takeover trail. Photograph: AFP

French drugmaker Sanofi went public with a $9.3 billion (€8.2bn) offer to buy Medivation on Thursday, setting up what could be a lengthy takeover figh(...)

Bank of Ireland tumbled 3.14 per cent to 24.7 cent after more than 118 million of its shares were traded

Drug companies led a rebound in European stocks yesterday after they reached their lowest levels in almost six weeks. AstraZeneca, Shire and GlaxoSm(...)

Regeneron’s Jeff Landry: “The Dublin base gives the company insight into the European marketplace.” Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

A leading US biopharma company will run clinical trials in Ireland for a new drug it hopes will provide a breakthrough for an aggravating skin condit(...)

Iseq heavyweight CRH had another good day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares eased back yesterday, having already recouped nearly all their losses from a bruising 8 per cent drop earlier this week, with markets(...)

Packets of medicines sit in a drawer inside a pharmacy store  in Athens, Greece. Photographer: Kostas Tsironis/Bloomberg

Drugmakers said on Monday they would continue to ship medicines to Greece in coming weeks, despite mounting unpaid bills, but warned supplies could be(...)

French drugmaker group Sanofi’s new CEO Olivier Brandicourt (left) speaks with chairman Serge Weinberg during the group’s general meeting in Paris.  Photograph: Eric Piermont/Getty Images

Rebel Sanofi investors made a mark at the drug maker’s annual meeting on Monday as resolutions approving millions of euro paid to attract a new boss a(...)

Pfizer and Eli Lilly will resume a late-stage study testing their pain drug tanezumab after the US Food and Drug Administration lifted a partial hold (...)

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sanofi and Novartis have the three top new drugs set to reach the market in 2015, among 11 products each with $1 billion-plus sa(...)

French pharmaceuticals group Sanofi has come under fire rom French government ministers over a   €4 million welcome bonus planned for its new CEO. Photo: Reuters

French pharmaceuticals group Sanofi came under fire from French government ministers on Monday over a welcome bonus planned for its new CEO.Sanofi’s n(...)

French drugmaker Sanofi has named Olivier Brandicourt, a Paris-educated doctor and head of Bayer’s healthcare arm, as its chief executive officer.

French drugmaker Sanofi has named Olivier Brandicourt, a Paris-educated doctor and head of Bayer’s healthcare arm, as its chief executive officer.Mr B(...)